Collection Online
Hat
Medium
straw, metallic thread, feathers, silk, metal wire
Measurements
115.0 cm (outer circumference) 16.0 cm (height) 37.5 cm (width)
Place/s of Execution
Bristol, England
Inscription
label: J.F. Taylor and son Bristol
Accession Number
D92-1977
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of David Syme & Co. Limited, Fellow, 1977
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
The first years of the 1920s saw the most eclectic variety of hats. Broad-brimmed hats were typically straw, but could also be covered in gold lame, lace and feathers in order to add glamour and lustre.